Senior Investor Support Associate Jobs – Duma Works

Job Title:             Senior Investor Support Associate
Organisation: Duma Works
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Duma Works is changing the way people think about hiring.  They are efficiently connecting employers and
potential hires through our mobile platform, we make finding that perfect
person a fun experience, allowing businesses to grow and job seekers to access
new opportunities. Duma Works is a recruiting platform that fuses traditional
human-centered recruiting and an interactive digital process to simplify how
growing businesses hire top talent on the African continent. Since 2012,
hundreds of employers all over East Africa have used DUMA Works to save time
and money when identifying qualified job candidates. They are recruiting for a
valuable client, a reputable organization in East Africa that trains, support
and invest in startups and entrepreneurs.
Job Summary: The Senior
Investor Support Associate will primarily equip entrepreneurs with the right
resources, tools and knowledge so they can build and execute their financing
and financial management plans. As the Senior Associate-Investment Support you
will also be expected to support the due diligence of our prospective portfolio
companies through doing a financial review on each of these companies. This
role will also be required from time to time, to support our internal finance
and Investment needs.
Key Duties and
Coaching and Advisory: Support
companies to develop their investment potential and generally serve as an
investment readiness advisor
Due Diligence: Conducting financial
analysis and due diligence on prospective client companies and communicating
insights to the selection committee through memos and presentations
Investment Readiness: Support the
Venture Support team to develop and execute the curriculum with focus on
investment readiness. This may include developing and delivering training
Implementation Support: Support
companies to develop and implement their financing plan. This will include
working with entrepreneurs through the capital raising process from structuring
to termsheet negotiation and closure
Financial Analysis: Support
companies to build and analyze their financial models and capitalization tables
to support capital budgeting and financial management decisions of portfolio
Doing whatever it takes to give an UNREASONABLE
advantage to ventures; We are a small entrepreneurial team that steps up when
there is work to be done. At times, you’ll be expected to work outside of just
your role to contribute to our team’s overall efforts

Qualifications and
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree,
with a major in business, finance, accounting or economics preferred
At least three to five years of experience in
the areas of investment advisory for start ups, corporate finance and venture
You have worked for a startup or in a startup
environment, and/or have worked in supporting startups to grow
You are willing to work beyond the job
description, wear many hats, and roll with constant change.
Skills and Capabilities
You know what it takes for a startup to raise
and manage capital efficiently
You are able to coach and support other to
finding their own solutions to challenges
Previous experience in building financial
models, cap tables and conducting quantitative and qualitative financial
Highly proficient with excel, and have a good
working knowledge of word and powerpoint
Keen attention to detail
Ability to interact with portfolio company
management and to prepare, understand and present financial analysis
You are willing to tackle projects without much
guidance/structure. You are an excellent self-starter. While we have some
structure, you will also be called upon to build structure. You can show us how
you have stepped into ambiguous and disorganized situations and brought
You believe that we > I (a hat tip to
Skillshare for sharing this great value with us). We believe in finding ways to
expand the pie so that everyone can get a larger slice rather than trying to
claim as much value as possible from a fixed pie. Thus, we believe in
pathological collaboration and that this journey is about all of us
Most importantly, you believe in the power of
entrepreneurship to solving some of the greatest challenges that we face and
will jump for an opportunity to play a small part in a grand journey as we seek
to make our world a much better place.
Our Values: We are a
values-driven organization, and we love to work with people that share these
Treat everyone like the Messiah
Be militantly transparent
Lean into fear
Experiment boldly
Do what works
Get shit done
Remember to dance
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a cover
letter and detailed CVs via E-mail to: with the subject line as “3110”, Your Full name
&  Phone number e.g. 3110 Okedi
Jonathan, +2567xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your
application will not go through.
N.B: You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic
screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive
immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8
questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the
test. If you have any issues with the process, please reach out to
Deadline: 20th December 2017

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